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Change the default Google search domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox 3.6 - Navigation Toolbar - Google search box language problem I am currently working from Germany. From Firefox, if I give something to search in the Google ...
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How does precise GeoLocation in HTML5 work?

This is quite a long winded question, you can just skip to the last sentence if you don't care about the background info. I just tested out HTML5 geolocation using Firefox 3.5+, and it managed to ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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Google Voice SMS [closed]

How does google voice work when I text someone with my google voice sms and they respond..I get their google voice number and not their actual cell number? When they send a sms from their phone to my ...
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Why does Google Chrome ignore “last_known_google_url” property in “Local State” file?

I want to force my Google Chrome web browser (version 21.0.1180.89, 64-bit) to use non-localized search (thus Google in English) through address bar, using the default Google search engine. To ...
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Google Chrome (Windows) not displaying text/encoding correctly on certain websites

I experience a problem similar to Weird Characters in Google Chrome Here's a screenshot on the website http://getfwd.com I've tried: Removing fonts I have installed Setting the encoding to ...
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Two Google accounts in firefox for email/reader/openid

I usually checking my personal gmail account account at work, and I have another gmail account for work/professional purpose. Now I am starting to see more sites using OpenID. The problem I am facing ...
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QR Codes for Files on Google Code

When you download files from Google Code now (example), in addition to the text version of the SHA1 hash, it includes a QR code of it. The device that the file was downloaded to is the one that has ...
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Google location services incorrectly identifies my location

Short version: I live in Iowa. My WiFi only Android tablet's AccuWeather.com weather app, and Google Maps, and Chrome on my laptop tell me I'm located Oklahoma City. Why? Commentary: From what I ...
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Google search results page on my Firefox looks different

The Google's Search results page on my FF looks different than the usual page I see on other days. Attached below is the screenshot: I checked on several other computers and the Google search results ...
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Why does Google think I’m in Korea from every device on my home network when I am in Canada?

I’m not sure when this started happening but every device (e.g. laptop, phones, tablets, etc…) at home, Google thinks I’m in Korea when I’m actually in Canada. I tried using Geo IP Tool to ...
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Whenever I go onto Chrome, all my extensions, and preferences are lost? Why is this happening and how can I fix it?

When I go onto Chrome, an alert comes up that says something along the lines of "Your preferences could not be saved." All my extensions are lost and my settings are back to default. How do I get it ...
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Google calendar sync with Outlook

I have migrated my emails and calendar to Google Apps, but I don't get the categories in my calendar back on Outlook if I sync from Google.
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How can I load my last tabs into Chrome using Last Tabs, Last Session files?

Before I reinstalled Windows, I copied everything under: <username>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default However when I now copy all these files and start Chrome, it doesn't load my ...
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Evolution/Gnome Keyring won't remember Google password

I changed my Google account password. I'm using Gnome 3 under Fedora 20, so I entered the new password in the Online Accounts settings. I'm using Google calendar and syncing it with Evolution. My main ...
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who offers free rss feeds of the most recent usenet messages besides google?

Is there any site, besides groups.google, which offers a free rss feed of the most recent messages for any usenet newsgroup? I mean a service like the following: ...
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Repositioning “Most Visited” List in Google Chrome?

Is it possible to manually re-position/re-arrange the list of "Most Visited" Web Sites visible whenever you open a new tab in Google Chrome? Here's a screenshot: I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium.
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How can I fix the default search engine in Chromium on Linux Mint 11?

Lame. Linux Mint comes with some pretty nasty defaults as far as setting the default search engine go. How can I set it to Google proper? Can someone copy and paste the URL to use which is working for ...
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RHEL6 NO Longer Supported by Google Chrome, Is there a way around it?

I'm getting an error while trying to update my Google Chrome in RHEL6. [alexus@wcmisdlin02 ~]$ sudo yum update [sudo] password for alexus: Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, security Setting up ...
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Chinese IME: Microsoft or Google?

I am learning a bit of Chinese and there are two options for entering Chinese text using IME: the Chinese IME that ships with Windows and Google IME (a recent entrant). Which do you recommend and ...
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How does Google bypass IP routing?

At the Google Public DNS Performance Benefits page, they claim In Google Public DNS, we have implemented several approaches to speeding up DNS lookup times. Some of these approaches are fairly ...
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Is there a way to have Firefox profiles and switch between them?

Here's my situation: I use various web applications like, say, Google calendar, so I log into Google and it remembers me. But my wife also does things with Google apps, like, say, Blogger. I help ...
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Location for Google search and Firefox wrong

On a workstation I administer when ever the user opens Firefox or use Google to search for something both think I am in the Netherlands rather than the US. I have checked the location and language ...
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Google Bookmarks thinks I'm in Portugal

I was looking for a convenient way to keep links to web sites between multiple computers on Monday. After a bit of searching, I found out Google offers a service that covers my desires just fine, ...
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How to install Google's chrome on CentOS 5.3?

Google released their Chrome browser for linux but I got an error when installing. I was informed that I need a higher lsb version? What is lsb? Where can I find the latest lsb package/source ? By ...
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Set preferred language in Chrome and other Google services

Whenever I'm abroad and access Google's search (via Chrome browser, on my own laptop) or other Google services, they are presented to me in the local language. How can I get Google services displayed ...
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Google keeps refreshing itself constantly in Chrome

When searching for anything in Google, it keeps refreshing itself; or, rather, it keeps redirecting itself between the url variants https://www.google.hu/search?q=<query>&cad=h and ...
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Is it possible to import Outlook tasks to Google Calendar?

I successful migrated Outlook's contacts into Gmail contacts, but for some reason I'm not able to import my Outlook's Task's CSV into Google Calendar. Any ideas?
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What happened to my Google Chrome Install

For some reason, I booted up my work computer today, like I always do, and the batch file I threw in the startup folder to quickly open up all of my applications told me that "chrome.exe doesn't ...
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How do I properly access Google through IPV6?

I'm trying to access Google through IPv6. However, it seems to want to send me back to IPv4! I did a DNS lookup on IPv6.google.com at http://centralops.net/co/ and found their IP, then tried this... ...
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Folder configuration of gmail with alpine

I'm using my Google account with Alpine. I only appear to have the "Inbox" folder - I haven't got "Trash", "Drafts", "Sent Mail" or "All Mails". Does anyone have any ideas what I might be doing wrong? ...
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What are the internal workings of Google Voice?

I am new to Google Voice and am interested in how it works internally so I have few doubts about it. Is the Google Voice number itself a SIP number? How does Google Voice receive calls from any PSTN ...
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Exclude specific sites or urls from Google search results? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible with Google searches to ban any and all results from a domain? When searching google a few sites constantly show up in my search results. However, these ...
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Google Chrome on a fresh CentOS 7.1 not starting up

I am having a bad time trying to run Chrome on my CentOS 7.1 server. I know, it does not have a screen, it's a server. But I installed GNOME anyway and using VNC I can see the screen on a remote ...
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Get rid of chrome new tab page ad

So, recently, on the Chrome new tab page, the message "Get a Chromebook for the holidays" has started to appear. (Others have witnessed similar behavior) I want to know how I am supposed to get ...
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Send a link to pay via paypal

I am using a Google Form to record answers from different friends. Depending on their answers they are going to receive different bills. I want to create a Bash script that... Download the answers ...
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Mozilla Firefox won't connect to Google, IE can

I have went on to Google search before, however today, Mozilla Firefox won't let me connect to Google's search page. This is what I get. You have asked Firefox to connect securely to ...
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how to set a permanent google chrome flag? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I run an application with command line arguments in Mac OS I'm trying to make this flag run every time I launch Google Chrome on OSX: --allow-outdated-plugins ...
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prevent requests to o-o---preferred---bellcanada-yul2---v21---cache.c.pack.google.com

I have a very slow connection and I use to check constantly what requests i made to save bandwidth, I have noticed that i can't open IE or Chrome, they don't stop of doing request to ...
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Google application specific passwords and 2-step authentication

As far as I noted google's application specific passwords could be used to access for example, my Gmail, but from another email client (not web ui). So what is the point to use them then? Also, does ...
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Only show search suggestions in Omnibar for search mode

I'd like to be able to use search suggestions in Chrome, but only when I'm searching -- not when I'm typing a URL. Is there a way to restrict the suggestion service to turn on only when the query ...
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Disable or remove Bing in Windows 8 [closed]

First of all, this is only for the release version of Windows 8, not the beta, not RT nor any other version. If disabling the "Bing" subsystem is not possible then maybe there is a removal process? ...